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3rd day of clashes in Bangladesh

Updated: Monday, September 23 2013, 08:29 AM EDT
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Police in Bangladesh are firing rubber bullets and tear gas in a third day of clashes with thousands of garment workers. Workers protesting near the capital of Dhaka are demanding better minimum wages. Police say scores of people have been injured and more than 100 factories are closed today. Workers who make about 38 dollars per month want their monthly wages to increase to about 100 dollars per month.

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Bangladeshi police detain protesting garment workers in Dhaka on September 23, 2013. Angry Bangladeshi garment workers blocked roads, set factories alight and clashed with police for a third day as protests demanding a minimum monthly wage of USD 100 spread outside the capital Dhaka. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images) 3rd day of clashes in Bangladesh


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